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Michael joined Scullion LAW in July 2022.

Following his graduation with honours from the University of Strathclyde, he embarked on his legal journey with a traineeship at a prominent west of Scotland firm specialising exclusively in Criminal Defence, before joining our court department.

During his traineeship, he was swiftly granted early admission as a Solicitor by the Law Society of Scotland, becoming one of the youngest Criminal Defence solicitors to appear in court at that time.

His experience spans a wide array of cases, from instructing counsel in high-profile matters in the High Court of Justiciary—including serious and organised crime, murder, drug offences, fraud, and sexual offences—to representing clients in sheriff court cases, ranging from domestic assault to financial offences and extensive road traffic matters.

Beyond the courtroom, Michael has also successfully represented footballers in Scottish Football Association hearings, achieving findings of “not proven” in cases where players were originally banned for a period exceeding two years.

Renowned for his exceptional track record and unwavering dedication, Michael consistently secures outstanding results for his clients. He lets his results speak for themselves.

His friendly demeanour and approachable nature foster trust and confidence, while his strategic and assertive approach when confronting dishonesty upholds truth and justice, showcasing his commitment to advocating diligently while maintaining the integrity of the legal process.

Michael is unwavering in his commitment to prioritising his clients’ needs above all else. Even when faced with challenging circumstances, such as unfavourable evidence or seemingly hopeless cases, he remains steadfast in his dedication to providing assistance and support to achieve the best possible outcome.

He approaches each case with empathy and determination, ensuring that every individual receives the guidance and advocacy they deserve. His willingness to go above and beyond, even in the face of adversity, reflects his genuine concern for the well-being and best interests of those he represents. Michael’s dedication to putting the client first serves as a cornerstone of his career, embodying his unwavering commitment to justice and integrity in the legal profession.

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